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Tag: Nes

Pixel Vision Retro Portable Game System: Game Boy Advance SR

Pixel Vision Retro Portable Game System: Game Boy Advance SR
A few months ago we checked out Love Hultén’s PE358, a retro handheld inspired by the Game Boy Advance SP. It seems like that got a lot of people’s attention, because Love is now offering the Pixel Vision, a limited edition production version of the PE358.

Provenance Retro Video Game Emulator for Apple TV: The Past of Television is Here

Provenance Retro Video Game Emulator for Apple TV: The Past of Television is Here
Here’s the funny thing about video games. It gets harder to get a hold of games from 5 to 10 years ago, but it becomes easier to play games from 30 years ago. Aside from their original consoles, you can play 8-bit and 16-bit games on your computer, mobile device or on your own DIY console.

NES Controller Shoes: Footendo Entertainment System

NES Controller Shoes: Footendo Entertainment System
If you are looking for a new pair of shoes, why not go old school – as in old school video games. How about something that looks stylish and also celebrates Nintendo’s first amazing console? Something like these NES controller shoes.

Tecmo Super Bowl & RBI Baseball NES Cartridges with 2015 Rosters: Sports. Sports Never Change

Tecmo Super Bowl & RBI Baseball NES Cartridges with 2015 Rosters: Sports. Sports Never Change
The FIFA and NBA 2K series are the reigning kings of team sports video games, but they pale in comparison to the legacy of Tecmo Super Bowl and RBI Baseball. Much of the credit goes to the fans who keep modding both NES games with updated rosters.

A Closer Look at the $500 Analogue Nt NES Console: NESt Egg

A Closer Look at the $500 Analogue Nt NES Console: NESt Egg
Last year Analogue Interactive teased the Analogue Nt, a boutique NES and Famicom console based on original hardware, i.e. the same CPU and PPU used in the Nintendo’s legendary systems. Now that the Nt is available for pre-order, Analogue Interactive is giving us a closer look at its hardware.

Custom Apocalyptic Mega Man NES: Vault Man

Custom Apocalyptic Mega Man NES: Vault Man
Console modder Ryan Fitzpatrick aka Platinum Fungi shares one of his latest creations. It’s a backlit Mega Man NES with a rusted and battle damaged look. For this project Ryan teamed up with airbrush artist Noel McEwen and illustrator Gary Bedell, who made the kickass battle scene featuring Mega Man and Roll against several Robot Masters.

NES Self Promotional Mailer: NESume

NES Self Promotional Mailer: NESume
Matt Listor created this amazing NES Self Promotional Mailer for his Graphic Design and Professional Practice class as a cool way to let others know what he is all about. It certainly lets everyone know that he is talented.

Legend of Zelda Pixelated Swords: Anti-danger Sticks

Legend of Zelda Pixelated Swords: Anti-danger Sticks
Etsy shop Gothelf Bros Studios makes these wooden replicas of Link’s swords from The Legend of Zelda. There’s the Wooden Sword, the White Sword and the Magic Sword. Isn’t the Old Man kind of an ass for not giving the Magic Sword to Link right away?

My Retro Game Box Sends You Classic Video Games Every Month: For Casual Collectors

My Retro Game Box Sends You Classic Video Games Every Month: For Casual Collectors
While some geeky gift box subscriptions offer merchandise related to your favorite games, the new UK-based My Retro Game Box actually sends video games, albeit used ones from classic systems. For about $35 (USD) you’ll get one to three used games from cartridge-based consoles every month.

NES Wedding Cake: Nuptial Edible System

NES Wedding Cake: Nuptial Edible System
Australian cake shop Cara Mia Cake made this realistic life-size NES cake for Vanessa and Chris Harding’s wedding. Instead of plastic and metal the chocolate cake is “filled with a cookies and cream white chocolate ganache.”

8-Bit Netflix Cartridge for the Nintendo Entertainment System: NESFlix

8-Bit Netflix Cartridge for the Nintendo Entertainment System: NESFlix
Have you ever imagined what it would be like if you could have bought a Netflix cartridge for the original NES console? Wonder no more. Netflix employees Guy Cirino, Alex Wolfe, and Carenina Motion participated in the company’s latest developer Hack Day by creating an 8-bit version of Netflix.

Pascali Raspberry Pi Portable Retro Console: Ghosts of Consoles Past

Pascali Raspberry Pi Portable Retro Console: Ghosts of Consoles Past
We’ve featured several DIY classic console emulators based on the Raspberry Pi. If you’d rather buy than build one, keep an eye on Rose Colored Gaming’s Facebook page. The console modding shop will soon release a Raspberry Pi handheld system, with a case based on the original Game Boy.

Model G1 NES Arcade Machine: Famicade

Model G1 NES Arcade Machine: Famicade
Whereas the Analogue Nt is a sleek retro-futuristic take on the NES and Famicom, Dave Nunez’ Model G1 has a Bauhaus-inspired design, like some random doodad you’d find gathering dust in the corner of an antique shop.

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 NES: Who Ya Gonna Play?

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 NES: Who Ya Gonna Play?
At first glance, this looks like an ordinary Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters, but look again and you will see that it has a fully-functioning NES game system inside. Oh yes. Busting does make me feel good. Busting some other dude to become high bidder on eBay is an even better feeling.

Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP

Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP
We’ve seen retro console emulators based on the Raspberry Pi crammed inside a Game Boy and a Game Boy Pocket’s body. Bacman forum member Frostedfires wanted to use the Game Boy Advance SP’s case, but the Pi wouldn’t fit inside it.

Pitendo Is a Pint-sized Nintendo Emulator

Pitendo Is a Pint-sized Nintendo Emulator
The NES is already fairly portable if you don’t mind sticking it in a backpack and going over to a friend’s house to play some classic Super Mario Bros., but if that isn’t small enough for you, you could try this Pitendo.